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June 6, 2019

Contents


From the Publisher's Desk - Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com SPRING, 2019 24-Hour Short Story Contest!


News From the Floating Home Office - Correctly Guess When Ali Will Have Her Baby – AND WIN A FREE BOOK PUBLISHING PACKAGE FROM BOOKLOCKER!


Feature Article - You’re a Professional SO ACT LIKE ONE! Do NOT Charge Demeaning, Minimum Wage Freelance Rates!! – But for INTEGRITY! – by Haneef Davenport


Ask the Expert - "Where can I make short videos to promote my books on social media?"


Whispers and Warnings - Media was wrong reporting on “legal euthanasia” of teen; Vet suing author and unknown publisher over his life story; Amazon being investigated for “competing” on its own platform, and much more!


Paying Markets for Writers and Photographers for 06/06/19

EARTH Magazine
Film Daily
Greenprints: The Weeder’s Digest
International Living Magazine
Lake Superior Magazine

Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing & Photography Jobs for 06/06/19


Freelance Success Story - Attending Events Related to Your Book’s Topic Can Lead to BIG Promotion Opportunities and Future Sales! – by K.M. Robinson


Letters and Comments - What Our Readers Said About: “WHY WON’T YOU PUBLISH MY BOOK FOR FREE?” – A Behind the Scenes Look at a Publisher’s Expenses


This Week's Trivia Question! Win a free book of your choice from BookLocker. Thousands to choose from!

From the Publisher's Desk

Topic, Common Themes, and Winners of the WritersWeekly.com SPRING, 2019 24-Hour Short Story Contest!

A violent storm, a blast of cold air, and a furious attempt at escape... Where would YOUR imagination take this topic?
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News From The Floating Home Office

Correctly Guess When Ali Will Have Her Baby - AND WIN A FREE BOOK PUBLISHING PACKAGE FROM BOOKLOCKER!

Our wee little grand daughter is 5 days past due and our daughter's doctor is threatening a c-section. Induction would be dangerous because she's having a VBAC (Vaginal Birth After Cesarean).
To keep our impatient minds occupied, we decided to hold a FUN contest!
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Feature Article

You're a Professional SO ACT LIKE ONE! Do NOT Charge Demeaning, Minimum Wage Freelance Rates!! - by Haneef Davenport

Let’s make this clear: You are not working “for” your clients. You are working “with” them. You own a business here so you must behave accordingly....
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Ask the Expert

Q - "Where can I make short videos to promote my books on social media?"

A - We use these types of videos and they are VERY effective. The site we use is really fast (you create the videos yourself - with music!) and you can test them out for free...
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Whispers and Warnings!

Media was wrong reporting on "legal euthanasia" of teen; Vet suing author and unknown publisher over his life story; Amazon being investigated for "competing" on its own platform, and much more!

MORE: Was this reporter's fake quote a joke, or defamation?; Facebook gives lame excuse for release of customer info; Laid-off reporters start non-profit to help others...but will it do any good?; When Lincoln got "mad - like really mad" at the Chicago Tribune; "Badass Lawyer" loses third libel-related appeal; Even democracies are limiting press freedom
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PAYING MARKETS FOR WRITERS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS

EARTH Magazine

“Earth science news magazine.” 25% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Circ. 15K. Monthly. Pays on final word count/acceptance. Publishes ms two months after acceptance. Buys exclusive rights. No reprints Responds one week.
Pays $0.30/word.
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Film Daily

"Who we are: Always now, forever independent. Film Daily is an online platform connecting audiences with indie filmmakers via news, views, and reviews." Does not accept reprints.
Pays $50-$250.
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Greenprints: The Weeder's Digest

GreenPrints is the "Weeder's Digest." We share the personal side of gardening, not the how-to: the heart, the humor, the inspiration, the significance, the healing, the warmth—through true stories of people's experiences.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 10K. Quarterly. Pays on acceptance. Buys First NA Serial rights. Accepts reprints. Responds quarterly in Feb., May, Aug., and Nov.
Pays $75-$125.
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International Living Magazine

50% freelance. “International Living has been helping people discover the world's best places to live, travel and retire since 1979. We know from experience that there are a host of places around the world that are cheaper...healthier...safer...freer...to live and retire in. In our monthly publication, International Living magazine, we share with our readers details of the those overseas destinations where they can improve their quality of life, lower their cost of living, and make money while living overseas.” Welcomes new writers. Circ. 103K. Monthly. Pays on publication. Publishes approximately two months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within a week.
Pays $40-$350.
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Lake Superior Magazine

“Lake Superior Magazine covers the watershed and extended neighborhood of Lake Superior - including the shores of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Ontario. All stories must have a regional focus. We are more in the style of the old Look and Life magazines, with solid journalism as well as lifestyle stories and fantastic photography (for which we are noted).” Welcomes new writers. 50% freelance. Circ. 20K. Bimonthly. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 2-12 months after acceptance. Buys first NA rights. Accepts some reprints. Responds 3-6 months.
Pays $100-$400 for 600-2500 words.
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Freelance Writing, Blogging, Editing, and Photography Jobs for 06/06/19

28 freelance jobs!


For links to all jobs featured below, CLICK HERE.

Freelance Grant Writer – Pays $38K + bonus
The Village of Homewood

Freelance Writer
Landzilla

Freelance Writer
Cincy Inno

Freelance ACT Prep Writer
ThoughtCo

Freelance SAT Prep Writer
ThoughtCo

Freelance GMAT Prep Writer
ThoughtCo

Freelance MCAT Prep Writer
ThoughtCo

Freelance GRE Prep Writer
ThoughtCo

Freelance Writer – German Language Learning
ThoughtCo

Freelance Spanish Transcriber
Home Row, Inc.

Freelance Transcriber – pays $60/recorded hour
paulmgarton.com

Freelance Technology Writer
StratoScale

Freelance Expert Litigation Finance Writer
Virayo

Freelance Parenting Writer – Pays negotiable rates.
Child Mode

Freelance Real Estate Investment Writer – Pays $150 – $750.
The Motley Fool

Freelance Personal Finance Writer – Pays $150 to $450
The Motley Fool

Freelance Freelance Copy Writer – near Houston, Texas
Reverb Marketing Agency

Freelance Writer – TV Coverage. Pays $20/hour.
Little Monster Media Co.

Freelance Product Marketing Manager – with benefits
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Freelance Social Media Editor
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Freelance Technical Writer
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Freelance Associate Content Strategist
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Freelance Writer – Experience writing Technical Product Reviews for Electronics
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Freelance Dating Profile Ghostwriters
VIDA Select

Freelance Legal Writer
BluShark Digital LLC

Freelance Media Relations Assistant – Pays $25-$30/hour
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Freelance Medtronic Technicac Writer – Pays $20-$35/hour
Aerotek

Freelance Researchers – to collect data on companies
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For links to all jobs featured above, CLICK HERE.

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Freelance Success Story

Attending Events Related to Your Book's Topic Can Lead to BIG Promotion Opportunities and Future Sales! - by K.M. Robinson

I turned a one-day trip to a Renaissance Faire into an ongoing relationship with a group of fabulous people, and an appearance at a major east coast mermaid event that boasted hundreds of attendees, received major world-wide news coverage, and landed me enough business connections to keep me busy for a very long time...
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Readers' Letters and Comments

What Our Readers Said About: “WHY WON’T YOU PUBLISH MY BOOK FOR FREE?” – A Behind the Scenes Look at a Publisher’s Expenses

When asked why BookLocker's prices are so low, Angela responded with this and much more: As stated in the article, we keep our belts tight. As most readers know, we live on a boat (it’s a spiritual thing for me), not a mansion (contrary to some of our high-priced competitors and...
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